Proceedings of the North American Berry Conference, December 2016

These Proceedings include PowerPoint presentations, posters, and abstracts/articles from the North American Berry Conference, held December 4-6, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in association with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo. The Berry Conference was a combined conference of the North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association and the North American Strawberry Growers Association. These Proceedings contain materials for both caneberry and strawberry sessions.  

All files are pdf files. You will need Acrobat Reader 10 or higher to view them. Note that a few files are quite large (over 5 MB).  Get Acrobat Reader

Titles in this Table of Contents and the online files are the same, though filenames may be shortened. Grouping into the sections below is for convenience in locating topics and presentations and does not reflect the organization of the program itself. 

Please Note: These presentations remain the property of the presenters and the Proceedings are a benefit of membership in the Association or attendance at the conference.  Members/attendees are welcome to download and print the files, and may share individual files sparingly. We ask that you NOT share files widely or share the password to this section. Instead, encourage interested persons to join NARBA. A CD of these Proceedings is available free on request to NARBA members or those who attended the conference who have difficulty opening or downloading the online files. It is available for $10 (postage included) to all others.  

Conference Program (contains contact information for all speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors)

General Interest/Marketing

Raspberry & Blackberry Production

Tunnel Production

Strawberry Sessions

Text Articles (various topics)

Poster Images